The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 41 35 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 48 66 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.75% 5.08% 7.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.53% 23.40% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 65
Median salary £47,500 £46,837 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.41% +10.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £23,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
204 282 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.20% 21.73% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 168 209 201
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region.

Linux Salary Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Essex

Linux
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +16 17 £40,000 - 3
Brentwood +7 9 - - 1
Basildon - 5 £47,500 -
Saffron Walden 0 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Chelmsford -7 2 £23,750 -28.03%
Southend-on-Sea -10 2 £52,500 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Linux.

1 76 (52.05%) Windows
2 42 (28.77%) Windows Server
3 39 (26.71%) JBoss
3 39 (26.71%) Java
4 38 (26.03%) VMware
5 36 (24.66%) Oracle
5 36 (24.66%) SQL Server
6 32 (21.92%) Red Hat
7 29 (19.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (19.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (18.49%) Unix
8 27 (18.49%) Finance
9 25 (17.12%) SQL
10 24 (16.44%) MySQL
10 24 (16.44%) NAS
11 23 (15.75%) Virtual Machines
11 23 (15.75%) Relational Database
11 23 (15.75%) Apache
11 23 (15.75%) Microsoft
12 22 (15.07%) SAN
12 22 (15.07%) NetApp
12 22 (15.07%) ITIL
12 22 (15.07%) Perl
12 22 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
13 21 (14.38%) Python
13 21 (14.38%) Active Directory
14 20 (13.70%) Enterprise Architecture
14 20 (13.70%) Software Engineering
14 20 (13.70%) DevOps
15 19 (13.01%) PHP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (26.71%) JBoss
2 23 (15.75%) Apache
3 14 (9.59%) IIS
4 13 (8.90%) GlassFish
5 9 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (6.16%) MS Exchange
6 8 (5.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (5.48%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.42%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.42%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.37%) Confluence
8 2 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (10.27%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.48%) MS Office
3 2 (1.37%) MS Project
3 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Magento
2 2 (1.37%) AWD
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.59%) Office 365
3 4 (2.74%) IBM Cloud
3 4 (2.74%) IBM SmartCloud
4 3 (2.05%) IaaS
4 3 (2.05%) PaaS
5 2 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.44%) NAS
2 22 (15.07%) SAN
3 11 (7.53%) DNS
3 11 (7.53%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.85%) LAN
4 10 (6.85%) WAN
5 9 (6.16%) DHCP
5 9 (6.16%) Firewall
6 8 (5.48%) DMZ
6 8 (5.48%) IMAP
6 8 (5.48%) SMTP
6 8 (5.48%) VLAN
6 8 (5.48%) VPN
6 8 (5.48%) Wireless
7 6 (4.11%) Network Security
7 6 (4.11%) SSL
8 5 (3.42%) Wireshark
9 4 (2.74%) Internet
10 2 (1.37%) VoIP
11 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.44%) MySQL
3 23 (15.75%) Relational Database
4 17 (11.64%) RDBMS
5 9 (6.16%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.11%) Big Data
7 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.37%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.37%) Firebird
8 2 (1.37%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.37%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.68%) DB2
9 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (9.59%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.53%) Subversion
3 10 (6.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (4.79%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.11%) Gerrit
5 6 (4.11%) Gradle
5 6 (4.11%) HP UFT
5 6 (4.11%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.11%) JIRA
5 6 (4.11%) JUnit
6 3 (2.05%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.37%) VisualVM
8 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
General
1 27 (18.49%) Finance
2 13 (8.90%) Electronics
3 10 (6.85%) Publishing
4 7 (4.79%) Automotive
5 6 (4.11%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.74%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.37%) Marketing
7 2 (1.37%) Military
8 1 (0.68%) Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (17.81%) Linux Engineer
2 22 (15.07%) Developer
3 16 (10.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (8.90%) Software Engineer
4 13 (8.90%) VMware Engineer
5 10 (6.85%) Analyst
5 10 (6.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 10 (6.85%) Storage Engineer
5 10 (6.85%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) Programmer
6 9 (6.16%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Embedded Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) IT Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Senior Support Engineer
8 7 (4.79%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (4.79%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.01%) Web Services
2 18 (12.33%) .NET
3 17 (11.64%) Middleware
4 15 (10.27%) XML
5 14 (9.59%) HTML
6 13 (8.90%) AngularJS
6 13 (8.90%) JSON
7 11 (7.53%) SOAP
8 10 (6.85%) Spring
9 9 (6.16%) COM+
10 8 (5.48%) Hibernate
10 8 (5.48%) HTML5
10 8 (5.48%) Laravel
10 8 (5.48%) MAPI
11 7 (4.79%) J2EE
11 7 (4.79%) WSDL
11 7 (4.79%) XSD
12 6 (4.11%) CSS
12 6 (4.11%) Java EE
12 6 (4.11%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.27%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.85%) CUDA
4 9 (6.16%) Device Driver
5 8 (5.48%) Blackberry
5 8 (5.48%) iPhone
5 8 (5.48%) PDA
5 8 (5.48%) Replication
6 6 (4.11%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.11%) DataPower
6 6 (4.11%) iSeries
7 3 (2.05%) Internet of Things
7 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.37%) CMDB
8 2 (1.37%) Wiki
9 1 (0.68%) Biology
9 1 (0.68%) Clustering
9 1 (0.68%) FMCG
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 76 (52.05%) Windows
2 42 (28.77%) Windows Server
3 29 (19.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (18.49%) Unix
5 11 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.85%) VxWorks
6 10 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.16%) Android
7 9 (6.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (5.48%) Windows 10
8 8 (5.48%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.48%) Windows 8
8 8 (5.48%) Windows Vista
8 8 (5.48%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.42%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.37%) CentOS
10 2 (1.37%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.37%) SUSE
11 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.68%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.07%) ITIL
2 20 (13.70%) DevOps
2 20 (13.70%) Enterprise Architecture
2 20 (13.70%) Software Engineering
3 14 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (9.59%) Mentoring
4 12 (8.22%) MVC
4 12 (8.22%) Service Delivery
5 11 (7.53%) Project Management
6 9 (6.16%) BCP
6 9 (6.16%) SDLC
7 8 (5.48%) Logistics
7 8 (5.48%) Software Delivery
7 8 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (5.48%) Translating Business Requirements
8 7 (4.79%) E-Commerce
8 7 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.11%) Validation
10 5 (3.42%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.71%) Java
2 25 (17.12%) SQL
3 22 (15.07%) Perl
4 21 (14.38%) Python
5 19 (13.01%) PHP
6 18 (12.33%) C
7 15 (10.27%) C++
8 13 (8.90%) JavaScript
9 12 (8.22%) Embedded C
10 11 (7.53%) Shell Script
11 9 (6.16%) C#
11 9 (6.16%) PL/SQL
12 6 (4.11%) VB.NET
12 6 (4.11%) VC++
13 3 (2.05%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.37%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.37%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.37%) Ruby
15 1 (0.68%) COBOL
15 1 (0.68%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (10.96%) Degree
2 6 (4.11%) MCSE
2 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.42%) CCNA
3 5 (3.42%) CCNP
3 5 (3.42%) CEH
3 5 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.42%) CISM
3 5 (3.42%) CISSP
3 5 (3.42%) CompTIA Security+
3 5 (3.42%) SANS
3 5 (3.42%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (1.37%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.42%) ISO27002
3 1 (0.68%) MISRA
3 1 (0.68%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.68%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (19.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (15.75%) Virtual Machines
3 21 (14.38%) Active Directory
4 16 (10.96%) Hyper-V
5 14 (9.59%) vSphere
6 8 (5.48%) NFS
7 6 (4.11%) Firmware
8 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (6.16%) Backup Exec
3 6 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (3.42%) Nessus
4 5 (3.42%) QRadar
4 5 (3.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (2.74%) Ansible
5 4 (2.74%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
5 4 (2.74%) Puppet
6 3 (2.05%) Graphite
6 3 (2.05%) Salt
7 2 (1.37%) Kibana
7 2 (1.37%) logstash
7 2 (1.37%) Opsview
8 1 (0.68%) Nagios
8 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (26.03%) VMware
2 36 (24.66%) Oracle
3 32 (21.92%) Red Hat
4 23 (15.75%) Microsoft
5 22 (15.07%) NetApp
6 14 (9.59%) IBM
7 11 (7.53%) Cisco
8 10 (6.85%) MKS
9 8 (5.48%) Apple
9 8 (5.48%) Draytek
9 8 (5.48%) Veeam
10 7 (4.79%) HP
10 7 (4.79%) Intel
10 7 (4.79%) Splunk
10 7 (4.79%) Symantec
11 5 (3.42%) ArcSight
11 5 (3.42%) New Relic
11 5 (3.42%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.05%) Avaya
12 3 (2.05%) webMethods
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